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Arthritis Foundation Of The Mid-Atlantic Region: Arthritis Walk

On Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Washington Monument, The Arthritis Foundation of the Mid Atlantic Region will be hosting its "Arthritis Walk" to build awareness regarding the nation's most common cause of disability - arthritis.
 
Participants will have the option of completing a one mile or three mile walk. There will also be a "Health and Wellness" tent offering massages and health screenings.

Registration for the walk is free. For more information, please visit www.walkonthemall.com, or call Penny with the Arthritis Foundation at 202-787-5326 or e-mail pschnarrs@arthritis.org.

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